Birmingham Repertory Theatre

Birmingham Repertory Theatre
Centenary Square, Broad Street, Birmingham, West Midlands, B1 2EP
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Ahir Shah: Control

  • 4 stars

The stand-up ponders freedom, fascism, history, hope, resistance and milk in an age of global socio-political turmoil.

Thu 8 Feb 2018

£12 / 0121 236 4455

  • 20:00

Barbara Nice: Raffle!

Stockport's favourite housewife, former Phoenix Nights actress Janice Connolly, dispenses life-affirming stories and good advice in a show that includes a complimentary raffle ticket for every audience member. The atmosphere is similar to that of an old-fashioned family knees-up - and no-one has ever had more fun with a…

Fri 23 Feb 2018

£12 / 0121 236 4455

  • 19:45

Brief Encounter

  • Directed by: Emma Rice
  • Written by: Emma Rice (adapt), Noel Coward (book)

Housewife Laura Jesson gets a nasty piece of grit in her eye at a railway station and consequently meets handsome doctor Alec Harvey in Kneehigh Theatre's critically acclaimed reimagining of Noel Coward's seminal love story. Jim Sturgeon plays Alec opposite Isabel Pollen as Laura, adapted and directed by Emma Rice.

Fri 2 Feb 2018

£15–£55 / 0121 236 4455

  • 19:30

Sat 3 Feb 2018

£15–£55 / 0121 236 4455

  • 19:30

Mon 5 Feb 2018

£15–£55 / 0121 236 4455

  • 19:30
…and 11 more dates until 17 Feb 2018

Brighton Rock

Play based on the novel by Graham Greene.

Tue 10 Apr 2018

£15–£55 / 0121 236 4455

  • 19:00

Wed 11 Apr 2018

£15–£55 / 0121 236 4455

  • 19:30

Thu 12 Apr 2018

£15–£55 / 0121 236 4455

  • 19:30
…and 2 more dates until 14 Apr 2018

Concubine

Daniel Bailey directs Amahra Spence's topical explorations of womanhood, sexuality and faith which asks how, in the modern age, women can still be 'owned'.

Thu 31 May 2018

£10 from / 0121 236 4455

  • 19:00

Fri 1 Jun 2018

£10 from / 0121 236 4455

  • 20:00

Sat 2 Jun 2018

£10 from / 0121 236 4455

  • 20:00

Dark Corners

A new storytelling performance from Steven Camden about a 13 year-old Polarbear which looks at the decisions we're scared to make and how they can come back to haunt us.

Wed 23 May 2018

£10 from / 0121 236 4455

  • 20:00

Thu 24 May 2018

£10 from / 0121 236 4455

  • 14:30
  • 20:00

Fri 25 May 2018

£10 from / 0121 236 4455

  • 20:00

Sat 26 May 2018

£10 from / 0121 236 4455

  • 20:00

The Death Show

Bernadette Russell directs Shoot Festival's Artist Development Prize award-winning comedy which makes us question that final taboo - dying. Drawn together by a shared fear of death, Antonia Beck and Lucy Nicholls stick two fingers up to the grim topic and decide to face it head on.

Fri 26 Jan 2018

£10 from / 0121 236 4455

  • 20:00

Sat 27 Jan 2018

£10 from / 0121 236 4455

  • 14:00
  • 20:00

Discovery Day

With competitions, prizes and special ticket offers, make sure to join us this June!

Sat 23 Jun 2018

Free / 0121 236 4455

DNA

We all have our secrets. That something from our past that we aren't proud of. Mark, Jan, Leah, Phil, John, Cathy, Richard, Brian, Danny and Lou have a shared secret and their 'something' is significantly more troubling than yours. They are fairly sure that Adam was in on the joke. That he was laughing along with them.

Tue 27 Mar 2018

£15–£20 / 0121 236 4455

  • 19:45

Wed 28 Mar 2018

£15–£20 / 0121 236 4455

  • 19:45

Thu 29 Mar 2018

£15–£20 / 0121 236 4455

  • 19:00
…and 7 more dates until 7 Apr 2018

The Drill

The piece by Breach deals with contemporary aspects of civil defence.

Wed 2 May 2018

£10 from / 0121 236 4455

  • 20:00

Thu 3 May 2018

£10 from / 0121 236 4455

  • 14:30
  • 20:00

Fri 4 May 2018

£10 from / 0121 236 4455

  • 20:00

Sat 5 May 2018

£10 from / 0121 236 4455

  • 20:00

Elephant

Lucy Morrison directs Gurpreet Kaur Bhatti's contemporary tale of a family built on lies that may be about to be destroyed by the truth.

Thu 15 Feb 2018

£10 from / 0121 236 4455

  • 20:00

Fri 16 Feb 2018

£10 from / 0121 236 4455

  • 20:00

Sat 17 Feb 2018

£10 from / 0121 236 4455

  • 20:00
…and 14 more dates until 3 Mar 2018

Family Backstage Tour

Discover the rarely seen backstage areas of the theatre this half-term as The REP invites you to be an audience member, set builder, prosthetics maker or even an Assistant Stage Manager! Learn all about how our productions are brought to life on stage; discover our wondrous wigs, marvellous masks and an amazing array…

Thu 28 Dec

£6 / 0121 236 4455

Thu 4 Jan 2018

£6 / 0121 236 4455

Thu 22 Feb 2018

£6 / 0121 236 4455

…and 6 more dates until 31 Aug 2018

First Stages - Little Red Hen

Go on a journey with the Little Red Hen and enlist help from the other farmyard animals to plant some grains of corn. Learn about growing corn the rewards of baking lovely fresh bread in this delightful interactive show.

Sat 2 Jun 2018

£7.65 / 0121 236 4455

  • 11:30
  • 14:00

Grand Finale

Internationally celebrated choreographer Hofesh Shechter's latest work is a spectacularly bold and ambitious new piece featuring 10 dancers and six musicians. Grand Finale is at once comic, bleak and beautiful, evoking a world at odds with itself, full of anarchic energy and violent comedy. Filtering this irrepressible…

Thu 26 Apr 2018

£17–£55 / 0121 236 4455

  • 19:30

The Hundred and One Dalmatians: Birmingham Repertory Theatre (Over 5s)

Tessa Walker directs Dodie Smith's tale of many spotted dogs.

Sat 16 Dec

£10–£37.50 / 0121 236 4455

  • 14:00
  • 19:00

Mon 18 Dec

£10–£37.50 / 0121 236 4455

  • 10:15
  • 14:30

Tue 19 Dec

£10–£37.50 / 0121 236 4455

  • 10:15
  • 14:30
…and 21 more dates until 13 Jan 2018

The Hundred And One Dalmatians Family Workshop

Come and join us for an action packed workshop with fun and games using drama to explore the themes of The Hundred And One Dalmatians. Ideal for those aged 5 to 11, workshop lasts approximately 90 minutes. Meet at The REP's Box Office

Sat 6 Jan 2018

£5 / 0121 236 4455

The Kite Runner

  • Directed by: Giles Croft
  • Written by: Khaled Hosseini (book), Matthew Spangler (adapt)

Matthew Spangler's adaptation of Khaled Hosseini's novel about friendships that can span continents.

Tue 13 Mar 2018

£15–£55 / 0121 236 4455

  • 19:00

Wed 14 Mar 2018

£15–£55 / 0121 236 4455

  • 19:30

Thu 15 Mar 2018

£15–£55 / 0121 236 4455

  • 14:00
  • 19:30
…and 7 more dates until 24 Mar 2018

Little Red Hen

Go on a journey with the Little Red Hen and enlist help from the other farmyard animals to plant some grains of corn!

Sat 2 Jun 2018

£2–£10 / 0121 236 4455

A Mouthful Of Rhinestones

A genius born in poverty, a prodigal of the Mississippi Delta; heart-throb to a planet full of fans; adult suitor to a love struck teen; gentle soul, broken on the wheel of fame and choked on a mouthful of rhinestones

Mon 8 Jan 2018

Free / 0121 236 4455

  • 20:00 – 21:30

Napoleon Disrobed

Told by an Idiot present a comic alternative history exploring the absurdity of trying to retrieve time and glory, based on the novel The Death of Napoleon by Simon Leys. Paul Hunter plays the French leader and the director is Kathryn Hunter.

Thu 15 Mar 2018

£10 from / 0121 236 4455

  • 20:00

Fri 16 Mar 2018

£10 from / 0121 236 4455

  • 20:00

Sat 17 Mar 2018

£10 from / 0121 236 4455

  • 20:00

Nina - A Story About Me And Nina Simone

Josette Bushell-Mingo OBE, the Oliver Award-nominated West End actress, takes on the role of one of the world's most famous soul singers, Nina Simone. The show airs the hopes, dreams, triumphs and tribulations throughout Simone's life against a backdrop of the civil rights movement, fusing theatre, gospel and songs from…

Tue 6 Mar 2018

£15–£20 / 0121 236 4455

  • 19:45

Wed 7 Mar 2018

£15–£20 / 0121 236 4455

  • 19:45

Fri 9 Mar 2018

£15–£20 / 0121 236 4455

  • 19:45

Sat 10 Mar 2018

£15–£20 / 0121 236 4455

  • 19:45

Our Country's Good

Timberlake Wertenbaker's transcendental drama about a young lieutenant in rehearsals with a cast of convicts in late 18th century Australia.

Wed 23 May 2018

£15–£55 / 0121 236 4455

  • 19:30

Thu 24 May 2018

£15–£55 / 0121 236 4455

  • 19:00

Fri 25 May 2018

£15–£55 / 0121 236 4455

  • 19:30
…and 6 more dates until 2 Jun 2018

Penguins

When being different brings the most wonderful of surprises. Roy and Silo are just like the other penguin pairs at Central Park Zoo - they walk, play, swim and dance together. Roy and Silo are two happy boys, but when the zookeeper finds them trying to hatch a rock, he has a clever idea that could mean Roy and Silo…

Thu 1 Feb 2018

£7 from / 0121 236 4455

  • 13:30

Fri 2 Feb 2018

£7 from / 0121 236 4455

  • 10:30
  • 13:30

Sat 3 Feb 2018

£7 from / 0121 236 4455

  • 14:00
…and 6 more dates until 10 Feb 2018

Pyar Actually

Pravesh Kumar directs Sukh Ojla's comedy drama in which Polly, who has a reliable husband, two bright children, a well-paid job at the council and detached house with a double garage, is forced to reconsider her choices in life.

Tue 8 May 2018

£10 from / 0121 236 4455

  • 20:00

Wed 9 May 2018

£10 from / 0121 236 4455

  • 20:00

Thu 10 May 2018

£10 from / 0121 236 4455

  • 14:30
  • 20:00
…and 2 more dates until 12 May 2018

Quartet

Paul Nicholas, Wendi Peters, Sue Holderness and Jeff Rawle star in Cheltenham Everyman Theatre's touring version of Ronald Harwood's comedy set in a home for retired opera stars.

Tue 6 Mar 2018

£15–£55 / 0121 236 4455

  • 19:00

Wed 7 Mar 2018

£15–£55 / 0121 236 4455

  • 19:30

Thu 8 Mar 2018

£15–£55 / 0121 236 4455

  • 14:00
  • 19:30
…and 2 more dates until 10 Mar 2018

This House

  • Directed by: Jeremy Herrin
  • Written by: James Graham

Jeremy Herrin directs a revival of James Graham's acutely observed political drama set in the halls of Westminster in 1974, when the UK faces economic crisis and a hung parliament.

Tue 17 Apr 2018

£15–£55 / 0121 236 4455

  • 19:00

Wed 18 Apr 2018

£15–£55 / 0121 236 4455

  • 19:30

Thu 19 Apr 2018

£15–£55 / 0121 236 4455

  • 19:30
…and 2 more dates until 21 Apr 2018

To A Simple Rock 'N' Roll…Song

See the latest work by Michael Clark, acclaimed by audiences and critics alike. Described by London's Evening Standard as 'an adrenaline shot that sends you away buzzing'. At first, a reflection on Erik Satie and his influence on Clark's mentors past and present - the dance meticulous and coolly refined. Next, commanding…

Tue 24 Apr 2018

£17–£55 / 0121 236 4455

  • 19:30

Tom Thumb

Lyngo Theatre's production about a tiny boy who saves his family and finds the treasure. Adapted and performed by CBeebies Patrick Lynch.

Sat 26 May 2018

£2–£10 / 0121 236 4455

  • 23:30

Sun 27 May 2018

£2–£10 / 0121 236 4455

  • 14:00

Tom Thumb

One night tiny Tom overhears Mum and Dad talking - there's nothing left to eat so they are going to leave him and his six brothers in the forest! Outwitting his parents and the ogre Tom shows everybody that even though he is small he is still mighty as he protects his brothers, finds the treasure and makes sure they'll…

Sat 26 May 2018

£2–£10 / 0121 236 4455

Truth

Helen Chadwick and Steven Hoggett's story that looks at the once-simple notion of truth in a messy modern age.

Thu 17 May 2018

£10 from / 0121 236 4455

  • 20:00

Fri 18 May 2018

£10 from / 0121 236 4455

  • 20:00

Sat 19 May 2018

£10 from / 0121 236 4455

  • 20:00

Trying It

Christopher Haydon directs playwright David Edgar who stars in a semi-autobiographical journey from 1968 to the present day and questions if the world has changed, or if it's just him.

Tue 12 Jun 2018

£10 from / 0121 236 4455

  • 20:00

Wed 13 Jun 2018

£10 from / 0121 236 4455

  • 20:00

Up 'N' Under

Set up in a bet with his arch rival Reg, our hot-headed hero Arthur discovers he has to coach The Wheatsheaf Arms; bottom of Castleford's Amateur Rugby League who have never won a game, don't have 7 players and spend more time in the pub than on the pitch. They need to beat Reg's team The Cobblers Arms who are top of the…

Mon 12 Mar 2018

£15–£20 / 0121 236 4455

  • 19:45

Tue 13 Mar 2018

£15–£20 / 0121 236 4455

  • 19:45

Wed 14 Mar 2018

£15–£20 / 0121 236 4455

  • 19:45

The Winslow Boy

Rachel Kavanaugh directs Terence Rattigan's drama in which a young cadet is expelled from the Royal Navy College for stealing a five-shilling postal order. Starring Tessa Peake-Jones and Aden Gillett.

Wed 21 Feb 2018

£15 from / 0121 236 4455

  • 19:30

Thu 22 Feb 2018

£15 from / 0121 236 4455

  • 14:00
  • 19:00

Fri 23 Feb 2018

£15 from / 0121 236 4455

  • 19:30
…and 7 more dates until 3 Mar 2018

Woyzeck

Woyzeck just can't get a break. He's stuck living in military barracks. He's forced to shave his condescending commanding officer everyday. His wages are pitiful. His wife might be having an affair. And now he is hearing voices. Maybe he's starting to crack? Or maybe it's just because his doctor is trialling a pea-only…

Fri 15 Jun 2018

£10–£15 / 0121 236 4455

  • 19:30

Sat 16 Jun 2018

£10–£15 / 0121 236 4455

  • 19:30

Mon 18 Jun 2018

£10–£15 / 0121 236 4455

  • 19:30
…and 5 more dates until 23 Jun 2018

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